Scotland's Rural College

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2019

Animal-mounted sensor technology to predict ‘time to calving’ in beef and dairy cows

Miller, G. A., Mitchell, MA., Barker, ZE., Giebel, K., Codling, E., Amory, J. & Duthie, C-A., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

beef cows
sensors (equipment)
calving
dairy cows
animals

Behaviour of isolated piglets before and after tooth clipping, grinding or sham-grinding

Sinclair, A. RL., Tallet, C., Renouard, A., Brunton, P. J., D'Eath, R. B., Sandercock, DA. & Prunier, A., 15 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press). 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

grinding
piglets
teeth
litters (young animals)
ears

Does consumption of symbolic narrative facilitate the formation of brand community?

Whitfield, C., 7 Jun 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Brand community

Individual variation of enrichment use in finishing pigs with one point source item and the impact on tail biting outcome

Chou, J-Y., D'Eath, R. B., Sandercock, DA. & O'Driscoll, K., 15 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press).

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

finishing
tail
swine
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respiratory tract diseases
feeding behavior
calves
monitoring
anti-infective agents

Prediction of methane emissions in sheep using computed tomography (CT) measurements of rumen volume

Lambe, NR., Miller, G. A., McLean, KA., Gordon, J. & Dewhurst, RJ., Apr 2019, p. 152.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

The effect of LPS and ketoprofen on social behaviour and brain physiology in group housed pigs

Veit, C., Janczak, A., Ranheim, B., Valros, A., Sandercock, DA. & Nordgreen, J., 15 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press). 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

ketoprofen
social behavior
lipopolysaccharides
physiology
brain

Using experimental data to evaluate the effectiveness of tail biting outbreak intervention protocol

Chou, J-Y., O'Driscoll, K., D'Eath, R. B., Sandercock, DA. & Camerlink, I., 15 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press). 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

2018

A method to develop an effective animal welfare protocol: laboratory mice

Campos Luna, I., Wemelsfelder, F., Miller, A., Beard, A. & Leach, M. C., 2018, p. 44. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

animal welfare
mice
animal housing
abnormal behavior
audits

An innovative surveillance analysis tool for outcome-based comparison of freedom from infection in heterogeneous control programmes

Santmann, I., Fourichon, C., Madouasse, A., Mercat, M., More, S., Graham, D., Gethmann, J., Sauter-Louis, C., Frossling, J., Lindberg, A., Correia-Gomes, C., Gunn, GJ., Henry, MK., Nielen, M., van Roon, A., van Duijn, L. & van Schaik, G., Nov 2018, p. 142. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

A potential new paradigm for exporters in food and drink branding

Whitfield, CW., 31 May 2018, p. 81. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
Paradigm
Drinks
Branding
Exporters
Food

Assessment of an educational intervention on the knowledge of Indian vets to animal welfare and euthanasia

Rayner, EL., Otter, I., Bacon, H., Gamble, L., Walters, H. & Langford, FM., 2018, p. 85. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

euthanasia
animal
welfare
India
moral philosophy

Beef Monitor: tracking beef cattle growth and predicting carcass characteristics of live animals

Miller, G. A., Hyslop, JJ., Ross, DW., Barclay, D., Edwards, A., Thomson, W., Troy, SM. & Duthie, C-A., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

carcass characteristics
beef cattle
beef
monitoring
slaughterhouses

Beef Monitor: tracking beef cattle growth and predicting carcass characteristics of live animals

Miller, G. A., Hyslop, JJ., Ross, DW., Troy, SM., Barclay, D., Edwards, A., Thomson, W. & Duthie, C-A., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

carcass characteristics
beef cattle
beef
monitoring
carcass weight

Can dietary fibre level and a single enrichment type reduce the risk of tail biting in undocked pigs

Chou, J-Y., D'Eath, R. B., Sandercock, DA. & O'Driscoll, K., 29 Nov 2018, (Accepted/In press).

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

tail
dietary fiber
swine
toys
weanlings
Spinal Ganglia
Neuralgia
Wound Healing
Tail
Swine

Detection of BVD herd management changes using model-based clustering of BVD antibody dynamics

Eze, IJ., Innocent, GT., Adam, K., Huntley, S. & Gunn, GJ., Nov 2018, p. 106. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Environmental and economic trade-offs of milk production systems

March, MD., Alexander, P. & Roberts, DJ., May 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Estimating antimicrobial usage in Scottish beef and dairy herds from veterinary sales data

Humphry, RW., Henry, MK., Reeves, A., Correia-Gomes, C., Gunn, GJ., Smith, R., Innocent, GT. & Tongue, SC., Nov 2018, p. 377. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Evaluating sensitivity of surveillance strategies for the detection of proliferative gill disease (PGD) in Atlantic salmon in Scotland

Boerlage, AS., Herrero, A., Thompson, KD., Rodger, H., Dagleish, MP., Eze, IJ., Gunn, GJ. & Reeves, A., Nov 2018, p. 222. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Exploring management practices and attitudes towards biosecurity of small-scale poultry and pig keepers

Correia-Gomes, C., Auty, HK., Henry, MK., Sparks, NHC. & Gunn, GJ., Nov 2018, p. 112. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Immune-associated traits measured in milk as proxies for blood serum measurements in dairy cows

Denholm, SJ., McNeilly, TN., Coffey, MP., Russell, G., Banos, G. & Wall, E., Apr 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Long-term effects of piglet tooth resection on molecular markers of inflammation and pain in tooth pulp

Sinclair, ARL., D'Eath, RB., Brunton, PJ., Prunier, A. & Sandercock, DA., 28 Jun 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Tooth
Inflammation
Pain
Calcitonin
CXC Chemokines

Microarray characterisation of gene expression profiles in caudal dorsal root ganglia after tail amputation in pigs

Sandercock, DA., Coe, J., Downing, A., Nirmal, A., Barnett, M., Freeman, T., Di Giminiani, P. & Edwards, S., 12 Sep 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Spinal Ganglia
Amputation
Transcriptome
Tail
Swine

Modelling interventions to mitigate production loss due to Fasciola hepatica in key UK cattle sectors

Tongue, SC., Correia-Gomes, C., Eze, IJ., Henry, MK., McCann, CM., Stott, AW. & Milne, CE., Nov 2018, p. 125. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Moving sheep towards improved surveillance design - a case of resistance

Stirling, JM., Tongue, SC., Murray, S., Evans, J., Webster, C., Reeves, A., Gunn, GJ., Horne, J. & Foster, G., Nov 2018, p. 346. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Perspectives on Prosociality and Business Activity

Whitfield, CW., 24 Nov 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Business activity
Nature
Cultural evolution
Prosocial behavior
Market forces

Qualitative comparison of BVDV control programmes in Europe to substantiate freedom from infection

van Roon, A., Santmann, I., Graham, D., More, S., Nielen, M., van Duijn, L., Mercat, M., Fourichon, C., Madouasse, A., Gethmann, J., Sauter-Louis, C., Frossling, J., Lindberg, A., Correia-Gomes, C., Gunn, GJ., Henry, MK. & van Schaik, G., Nov 2018, p. 141. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Relationships between responses to tickling, play behaviour and physical condition in male juvenile rats

Hammond, TJH., Brown, S. M., Meddle, S. L., Bombail, V. & Lawrence, AB., 2018, p. 65. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

play activities
hands
rats
animals
cages

SusSheP - how to increase sustainability and profitability of European sheep production

Morgan-Davies, C., Creighton, P., Boman, I. A., Blichfeldt, T., Krogenaes, A., Lambe, NR., Wall, E., Padiou, T., Diskin, M., Meade, K. G., McHugh, N., Druart, X. & Fair, S., 2018, p. 251.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

profitability
sheep
labor
production technology
carbon

The British E.coli O157 in Cattle Study (BECS): more than just prevalence estimates - implications for veterinary public health

Tongue, SC., Henry, MK., Evans, J., Webster, C., McCann, CM., Humphry, RW., Reeves, A., Gunn, GJ., Innocent, GT., McKendrick I, J., Allison, L., Hanson, M., Dallman, T., Jenkins, C. & Chase-Topping, ME., Nov 2018, p. 369. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Traumatic tooth shortening in commercial piglets: Effects on gross tooth pathology and mRNA markers of inflammation and pain.

Sinclair, ARL., D'Eath, RB., Brunton, PJ., Prunier, A. & Sandercock, DA., 12 Sep 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Tooth
Pathology
Inflammation
Pain
Messenger RNA

Using technology to improve animal welfare: 3D cameras can detect lowered tail posture and give early warning of tailbiting in pigs

D'Eath, RB., Jack, MC., Futro, A., Talbot, D., Zhu, Q., Barclay, D. & Baxter, EM., Jun 2018, p. 52. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

2017

Bentley abstract: Pain management in livestock: understanding the views of producers and veterinarians

Rutherford, KMD., Thompson, C. & Ison, S., Mar 2017, p. 198. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Creating exportable consumer brands based on authenticity of place

Whitfield, CW., 31 May 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Endemic sheep and cattle diseases and greenhouse gas emissions

Bartley, DJ., Skuce, PJ., Zadoks, RN. & Macleod, M., Nov 2017, p. 253 - 255. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Evaluating precision management of sheep in a hill farming system

Morgan-Davies, C., Lambe, NR., Waterhouse, A., Kenyon, F., McBean, D., Wishart, H., McLaren, A. & McCracken, DI., Jul 2017, p. 892. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Genetic aspects of ewe longevity and fertility traits in Lleyn and Dorset sheep

McLaren, A., Kaseja, K., Moore, KL., Mucha, S., Boon, S. & Conington, JE., Apr 2017, p. 101. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Imagining the future: transferring knowledge to the next generation

Paton, LA., Pate, WL. & Milne, CE., Jul 2017, p. 1 - 11. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Investigation of response to the novel object test in pigs in relation to tail biting phenotypes

Chou, J-Y., D'Eath, R. B., Sandercock, DA. & O'Driscoll, K., 7 Aug 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Optimising use of labour at lambing time on outdoor sheep farms

Morgan-Davies, C. & Robertson, I., Apr 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Physical location of black carbon in grassland soil and its implication for SOM modelling

Miller, G., Rees, RM., Griffiths, BS., Sohi, SP., Garnett, MH., Ascough, PL. & Cloy, JM., Sep 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Quantifying the effects of cuttlebones and an abrasive beak blunting object on beak shape and pecking force in two breeds of laying hens

Morrissey, KLH., Widowski, TM., Brocklehurst, S. & Sandilands, V., Apr 2017, p. 21 - 22. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Relationships of cellular immune-associated traits with health, fertility and production in dairy cows

Denholm, SJ., McNeilly, TN., Banos, G., Coffey, MP., Russell, GC., Bagnall, A., Mitchell, MC. & Wall, E., Apr 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

The application of a weight-based targeted selective wormer treatment (TST) strategy on hill and upland sheep flocks

Kenyon, F., Morgan-Davies, C., Lambe, NR., Wishart, H., Waterhouse, A., McBean, D. & McCracken, DI., Jul 2017, p. 891. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Use of different wood types as enrichment to reduce tail biting in pigs managed on fully-slatted floors

Chou, JYC., Haigh, A., D'Eath, RB., Sandercock, DA., Waran, N. & O'Driscoll, K., 27 Jun 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

tail
swine
ears
Picea
posture
2016

Bioassay-guided isolation and purification of phytochemicals with anti-parasitic properties from Cissus ruspolii

Tolossa, K., Fry, SC., Athanasiadou, S., Loake, GJ. & Houdijk, JGM., Mar 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract